Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit

Patient Stories

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Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and the SDU: Ryan Marye’s Story

When Ronni and Chris learned their unborn daughter had congenital diaphragmatic hernia and would need specialized treatment after birth, they were glad to know they could deliver her at the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Gastroschisis: Vincenzo’s Story


Diagnosed prenatally with the abdominal wall defect gastroschisis, Vincenzo’s family traveled to CHOP for delivery and expert surgical repair.

Giant Omphalocele: Charlotte's Story


Diagnosed before birth with giant omphalocele, Charlotte came to CHOP for delivery, surgery and follow-up care by a team experienced in caring for this birth defect.

Giant Omphalocele: Jackson's Story


Casey and Bryan Kirsch were determined to give their son Jackson every chance to live a healthy life when they learned that he had a giant omphalocele.